Focus : elevating the essentials to radically improve student learning / by Mike Schmoker.

In this new edition, Schmoker presents exciting new evidence from actual schools to support his passionate argument to focus on powerful, simple, evidence-based practices.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Schmoker, Michael J. (Author)
Format: Electronic
Published: Alexandria, Virginia : ASCD, [2018]
Edition:Second Edition.
Online Access:Click for online access
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword to the 2nd edition: The importance of evidence
  • Introduction
  • First things first: What we teach, how we teach and literacy
  • The importance of simplicity, clarity, and priority
  • What we teach
  • How we teach
  • Curriculum, instruction, and literacy in the content areas
  • English language arts made simple
  • Social Studies with reading and writing at the core
  • Redefining inquiry in science
  • Making math meaningful.